Mach Dunes News

County Golfer – Lets a’ gang tae Scootlund ‘n’ speil golf.

Translated – let’s go to Scotland and play golf.  Where could we fly where there is an Airport next to the golf course?  The answer – Machrihanish Dunes, Argyll, Scotland where the runway is one of the largest in Europe.  Now a little about Machrihanish Dunes: When I tell people I have played there they […]

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Superintendent – The Have-Nots

What if the everyday existence of a few superintendents becomes the norm for many more down the road, as pesticide use is restricted and water availability wanes?  At Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club in Scotland, Head Greenkeeper Kevin Smith has to let nature have its way through most of his course, which opened in 2009.  Read […]

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For Argyll – Machrihanish Dunes Award: ‘Our investment was in the area as a whole, with the goal of sustainability’

The Village at Machrihanish Dunes has announced that it has won the Scotland Enterprise Award at the Countryside Alliance Awards held at Scottish Parliament at Holyrood. The Enterprise Award is awarded to the business that is inspiring and globally competitive, while contributing to the community and the rural heritage in which it is based. …more […]

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